HEFCE


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HEFCE

Abbreviation for:
Higher Education Funding Council for England, see there
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Research commissioned by HEFCE found that physics and mathematics graduates are particularly suitable for conversion, but courses already exist to recruit people from these disciplines.
The University of Sheffield is among 73 universities and colleges across the country to receive share of funding through a HEFCE scheme to ensure higher education responds to the increase in demand for STEM studies by developing new facilities.
Sir Alan Langlands, chief executive of HEFCE, said: "The Government's commitment to maintain HEIF funding from the last spending round, and to ensure stability over four years, is most welcome.
Rammell also announced that Ed Smith has been re-appointed for a further term on the HEFCE board.
For example, in the UK university libraries can develop performance measures based on the SCONUL (Society of College, University, and National Libraries) guidelines or feed into HEFCE institutional targets.
The Secretary of State for Education has also agreed the transfer of 6 members of the current HEFCE board to the OfS board, while the process of recruiting the remaining board positions continues.
Dr Hakim Yadi, CEO of the Northern Health Science Alliance said he was "extremely delighted" to receive the backing of the HEFCE.
London Met has no problem with HEFCE over funding or the standard of academics.
6m reduction were anticipated and there will be no redundancies or course closures arising as a direct result of the HEFCE grant settlement for 2011/12.
A letter, sent to the HEFCE by universities minister David Willetts, made clear universities must find "comparable efficiencies" with other bodies funded by the taxpayer.
HEFCE funding allowed the university to pay a percentage towards the graduates' weekly salary, with the remainder of the cost being met by the company.
According to HEFCE, the changes in allocations to HEIs depend on a number of factors, the most significant of which is the increased concentration of funding to universities with the highest quality research activities.